From left to right: Valentin-Alexandru Jucan; Stephanie Comey; Mari Velsand; Maria Donde; Stanislav Matějka
Photo © Ketil Blom
Elections of the entire EPRA Executive Board took place during the 57th EPRA meeting on 1 June 2023 in Oslo.
The Assembly of EPRA members unanimously elected Mari Velsand, Director at the Norwegian Media Authority (Medietilsynet), as the Chairperson.
Mari is no newscomer to the network: she already served two mandates as EPRA Vice-Chairperson. She replaces Maria Donde, Chairperson by interim since November 2022.
Together with Mari, EPRA members elected four Vice-Chairpersons:
EPRA members warmly welcomed the new elected Board and wished them good luck to fulfill their missions and encourage cooperation between media regulators.
Commenting, EPRA Chairperson, Mari Velsand said: "EPRA has an important function in supporting the exchange of information, knowledge and know-how between the National Regulatory Authorities in the media field in Europe. These tasks are more important than ever, and I am looking forward to contributing together with the rest of the Executive Board and our members".
For a more detailed presentation of the new Board, please visit the dedicated page of the website.